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Nautors Swan

Nautors Swan

Dreams of sailing on a Nautors Swan This year is the 40th year anniversary for the greatest sailboat builder, the legendary Nautor Swan of Finland. For Nautor’s Swan, 48 is a magic number. One of the most iconic Swans ever was born in 1971 under this number: the mythical Swan 48. Designed by the best […]

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Bermuda roofline

Giancarlo Zema Design Group and Bermuda

Once upon a time I was the Bahama Out Islands webmaster, until the Ministry of Tourism amalgamated that site, which I had archived, with thousands of photos sent by the resort owners. As there were, at that time in the 90’s about 72 Resorts, Hotels, Motels and Guest Houses listed on the website, from about […]

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FormStack for Data Management

Form follows…..? FormStack is the best solution I’ve seen for designing and creating amazing looking and working website forms. You know I’m a full-blown geek to be excited about something so potentially boring to you, as an online 3rd party system for creating website data input forms but data is key so you have to […]

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Maui rainbow with Palm Tree

Living the life of a Creator

Being a creator sounds so God-like, of course I want to be a creator. Ever since I first saw the Interwebs I wanted to create some and there only ever been one way to learn how. Then Youtube became the craze, now the norm and 7 years ago I embarked on video creation. This is […]

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Color Palette, Range, Metal, Mix, Watercolour, Painting

Adobe Kuler for Design Color Palette

If you love Adobe there’s no end to the tools, resources and tutorials for the Creative suite and the King digital art design tool; Photoshop, that you can find online. However, good design is just the start, as it’s the color palette that will make a design stand-out and “pop” (as they say) and the […]

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KONA Kilauea

Kona Bikes Rock!

The easiest product endorsement for me to make is that Kona Bikes Rock! The love story started in the 80’s in place on the North Shore of Vancouver called Deep Cove, when one fine Sunday afternoon in the month of June two Dudes emerged from the woods on bicycles that were covered in mud and […]

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snowy owl watches crop circles

Truth About Crop Circles

Do we categorize crop circles under Art, Design, Projects or Mind? Maybe it involves all? How do you begin to explain these magnificent land tattoos? Naughty Beaver and other people can read these things like breakfast cartoons, so perhaps we should listen to what they are saying about them, besides who does not want to […]

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Hemp Elbow Grease

Dirt Farmer Teaches Hemp

Hemp is not weed, yet this Cannabis grows the hope for a brave new future and the best chance to defeat plastic. Aside from the practical, it has other benefits like comfort. Once you switch to wearing Hemp instead of cotton you’ll never go back. Further, I’m not paid by Patagonia to tell you that […]

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The Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk Wheel on the Scottish Canals

Windows Ten has a the feed of images that act as screen savers and provide new photographs that have been chosen for how engaging they are, a little pop-up asks if you like what you see? If you’re a Windows user you probably know it. This is how I first saw the Falkirk Wheel and […]

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Portrait of black cat with yellow eyes from Visual Hunt

Visual Hunt Rocks for Publishers

Ever since the first time I saw Visual Hunt it’s been the most commonly visited website for me, next to Drudge Report and Zero Hedge. That one resource changed publishing for me because I always knew I would be able to find a suitable image that wouldn’t cause a copyright issue. Until Visual Hunt was […]

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